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1.   Consignment ~ PP ~ US LF&C 1917 Knuckle Knife.  The nicest that I have ever seen.  Metal , wood and leather are all mint.  NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.                                                                                   $695

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2.   Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Western V-44.  Excellent plus condition with original excellent Western sheath.                                               $1375

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3.   Consignment ~ PP ~ SOG Camillus MKII Presentation.  “MACV SOG MARITIME OPERATIONS” with Special Forces crest.  Minty.  $555

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4.   Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Queen Recon Fighter.  7” blade is unsharpened.  Stag handle does not have the crack that we often see.  Near MINT knife.  MKII sheath appears to be Vietnam era.  “U.S.M.C.”  marked at the throat with a snake image from top to bottom.  Reference Silvey’s Vietnam Book, Pg. 139.                                                      $575

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5.   Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era Knife Crafters sword knife.  Unique with a 5 ” blade.  Blade is in perfect condition with zero spotting or corrosion.  Guard is marked “HOWARD SNADERS” on one edge and “H.K.S.” on the other edge.  Leather handle is in excellent plus condition and marked with the Knife Crafters logo.  Scabbard also marked with Knife Crafters logo.  Excellent plus piece overall.                                                                     $1000

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6.   Consignment ~ WWII KA-BAR Commando, Brite blade version.  Minty, unsharpened blade, excellent handle, guard and pommel.  Very good plus original sheath.                                                                       $185

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7.   Consignment ~ PP ~ MPS Mission Knife.  Unfinished prototype in sheath.  Inscribed on handle “MP Prototype – R. Shultz 1995” and a finished P/T-MPS #15 of 55, pre-production knife with sheath.  With documented letter from R. Shultz (2 knives).  There is also an unfinished wood MPK handle signed by R. Shultz with this group.                                                       $880

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8.   Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Parsons Prototype Knuckle Knife.  Blade is covered with protective grease and cheese cloth.  A MINT specimen!  Blue FS blade.  Handle is stamped Parsons on one side and #17 on the butt.  This the same knife pictured on page 127 of Silvey’s Vietnam Knife book.  Proof sheet from the book is included, as well as a letter from Kevin Parsons authenticating the knife.  NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM. $2475

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9.   Consignment~ PP ~ Complete set of “on shore” Beryllum, Non magnetic, non sparking EOD tools.  Knife, pliers, cutting dikes and two probes.  This is the first complete set that I have seen!  Each piece is serial numbered as a set 2113228 with a suffix A thru E which you can see most of in the pictures.  $395

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10.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era SOG Square Tip Bolo.  Bolo is near mint.  Scabbard has small flecks of paint missing from the metal and the leather keeper strap is missing.  GI bootlace tong in handle.                         $855

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11.       Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII KA-BAR MK II U.S.N.  Guard marked.  Absolutely MINT.  Very dark blade variety.  Condition is as good as it gets .   $330

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12.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Ruana Brass Back.  9 ” blade.  Rare Custom handle with 2 pins:  left side of guard is marked “M” which denotes a metal/temper change made in 1962.  Knife is MINT.  Scabbard has a scrape mark on the back.                                                                                    $995

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13.       Consignment ~ Collins Machete, Green Horn Handle Variety.  Proper tooled original leather sheath.  17” blade is full.  No rust or pitting some sharpening marks at the edge.  Horn handle is excellent condition.              $135

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14.       Consignment ~ PP ~ SOG/CIA Taidam Bolo with original wood scabbard.  Blade marked 1964 with STAR.  MINT, unused knife.  Paperwork included.  This knife includes an article by Gary Boyd from Tactical Knives Magazine.  Also includes photos of CIS Field officers and South Vietnamese “CIA: Counterparts wearing the knives.  A short letter from Gary Boyd to John Gibson is included.  Condition is MINT—PERFECT.  This is the only one that I have ever seen.                                                                                   $950

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15.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Mission MPF Non Magnetic Titanium Folder.  MINT in original box with original wax paper.                                                  $635

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16.       Consignment ~ PP ~ MPK Mission Knife.  Production Knife in original box.  MINT condition.                                                                                    $575

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17.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Parsons Knuckle Knife.  Unmarked handle. M-7 style blade.  M8A1 sheath.  Both near MINT.  NOTE:  NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.                                                                                           $715                   

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18.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Gerber Grey Handle, MKII. Very early 1972.  Serial #023774.  Sheath missing steel pocket and keeper strap.  Knife and sheath are excellent plus (other than the missing scabbard parts).  Wasp waist with fine serrations.                                                                $525

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19.       Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era Langbeing Fighting Knife. MINT condition with excellent condition scabbard. Great knife.                              $895

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20.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Frank & Warren Helicopter Survival Ax.  Absolutely MINT with original “Burning Lens” and instructions for use.  Original sharpening two town stone with instructions for use.  Edge of blade is still covered by factory protective coating.                                $160

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21.       Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era CASE Dagger.  Bright blade version.  Full blade has a few tiny specs of corrosion on the spine but could easily be removed.  Handle and pommel are near mint.  Original sheath is solid and supple.                                                                                    $495

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22.       Consignment ~ PP ~  WWII Era Knife Crafter Sword Knife.  7” bright blade marked “US” and other unreadable markings.  Steel guard is tight.  Sewn on leather handle is in perfect condition.  Original sheath is excellent plus.

$675

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23.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Tru-Bal Battle Blade made by Harry McEvoy.  7 ” Blade. Original sheath. MINT condition.                   $250

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24.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Buck 184 USA, PAT. PEND. Original nylon scabbard with compass.  Blade is unsharpened.  Knife is near MINT.                  $475

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25.       Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII SMATCHET. Bright blade version with steel fixtures on wood handle.  Original leather scabbard in excellent condition both straps intact and working.  Unsharpened MINT bright blade.         $1250

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26.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Western 8” Fighter. Near MINT with proper scabbard.  Bird’s Head Pommel.                                                       $295

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27.       Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era PAL – RH37. U.S. Navy.  MINT condition knife and sheath.                                                                              $310

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28.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Hackman Finland 7” Blade Fighter with original: fishhook, line, matches, surgical blade and sand paper inside of the handle.  Knife and sheath are MINT.                                                                 $560

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29.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Collins #18 V-44 Raider.  Stained and slightly pitted blade.  Very nice green horn handle. Proper Collins #13 scabbard in good condition.                                                                                          $475

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30.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Bolo marked U.S. on the ricasso and KIFFE JAPAN on the guard.  MINT condition in a minty LF&C 1918 Metal sheath.                                                                                               $210

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31.       Consignment ~ PP ~ SOG Presentation Round Tip Bolo.  Presented to CSM Myron Bowser, SOA (CCC) 5th SFGA, KONTUM Vietnam.  Command Sergeant Major Bowser is pictured in Sutherland’s Special Forces of the United States Army 1952-82, Page 286.  Copy of page is included with the original picture of CSM Bowser and 5 issues of “Special Forces” magazine, “Liberator”.  Bolo is in MINT condition. This is a “One of a kind” piece of SOG history! 

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32.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Grey Handled Delta Knife.  Unsharpened condition in original excellent numbered scabbard.  Blade has light spotting but no corrosion.

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33.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Kutmaster (cut down Utica bayonet) 6” Fighting Knife.  Plated. Field Modified U.S.N. MK1 scabbard.  MINTY set. 

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34.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Ultra Rare WWII OSS Escape Knife.  No 5 Standard issue Escape Knife.  Described in Cole’s Book III, Page 158.  Believed made by Joseph Rogers & Sons.  Main blade has been sharpened some. Wire cutter, metal saw & 4th blade are as issued.  Double bail. Small bit of corrosion on outside scales.

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35.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Rare MSI MKII with original leather sheath. Absolutely MINT set.

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36.       Consignment ~ PP ~ Camillus Presentation Pilots Knife with mobile Riverine Force “beer can” on pommel.  Right side engraved “U.S. NAVY HAL-3TF 117” (a helicopter rescue unit).  Left side is engraved “SEAWOLVES”.  Comes with mobile Riverine Force/Mekong Delta patch and HEL-3/5-Seawolves unit patch.  Very rare “brown water” Navy set.

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37.       Consignment ~ JH ~ WWII Era Double Edged M-3 Style Knife.  Reportedly modified for U.S. Rangers in Great Britain.  Similar knife in Mike Silvery’s WWII book, on page 45.  I have only seen two of these in all of my travels.  I forget how the one in Mike’s book was marked, but this one has G4 stamped into the blade, guard and pommel.                                                                   $575

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38.       Consignment ~ DS ~ Vietnam Era SOG 6” Recon Presentation.  Aluminum fixtures. Blade appears to be unsharpened.  Mostly blue with a small amount of plumb at the guard.  Finish is 100%, however, it is a rather dull blue or polished blue.  This may clean off, but I HAVE NOT TRIED it since it is not my knife.  Minty handle, guard, pommel, sheath and stone.  Hard to upgrade this knife.                                                                                               $2600

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39.       Consignment ~ DS ~ 1/15 ~ Case V-42. No question that it is the best that I have ever seen!  The blade retains 100% of the original bluing.  The factory Case edge is the only sharpening that it has ever had.  The blackened guard retains 98% of its finish.  The handle is perfect.  The pommel has 100% of its finish. The original long scabbard is 99% with the only staining being where the knife set in it.  It would be nearly impossible to upgrade this knife and sheath.  I saw one that sold on Ebay for $9750, and (in my opinion) it was not as nice…

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4546.JPG                         $ 8500                    

 

              

40.       Consignment ~ DS ~ 10/23 ~ Richtig WWII Fighting  Knife.  Bright  blade  is 6 1/8” long.  Blade shows careful sharpening.  Only the smallest amount of corrosion at the ricasso.  Brass guard & pommel.  Proper “2” ALFRED CORNISH, OMAHA, NEB. Scabbard.  All aspects are intact.  This is a VERY nice example of the Richtig WWII fighter, in excellent condition overall. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4375.JPG               

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4376.JPG           $3500

 

 

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41.       Consignment ~ DF ~ 1918 AULION Handle with an M-3 or M-4 blade.  Post 1943 M-6 scabbard.  Snap strap has both sides on the female side.  One rivet has been popped at the throat.  Steel plate at the tip has been removed.  Handle has a full guard and all points on the knucks are intact. 2 brass pins are peened through the handle and blade.  Acorn nut replaces pointed skull crusher for pommel.  A very nice conversion.  NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.                                                                     $495

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42.       Consignment ~ DF ~ WWII American Fork & Hoe original 10” bayonet.  Aresenal refinished and rehandle with a new set of period grips.  Small spot of corrosion under the Parkerizing on both sides ( see pictures ).   $75

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43.       Consignment ~ DF ~ WWII Style Snap Blade M-2 Parachute Knife.  3 ” blade has careful sharpening, but no grinding or corrosion.  Knife operates perfectly.  Two grooves milled into forward part of the scales and liner are  believed to be made for lashing knife to a pole or pike. Pick-bone plastic scales are tight with no chips or cracks.  Blade is unmarked.  NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.                                                    $245

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44.       Consignment ~ DF ~ WWII Style “UDT” Knife without Fuller.  Similar to KA-BAR MKII on Page 89 of Cole’s III.  I haven’t seen many of these, but all have been bright blades and pommels (not plated).  USN MKII plastic scabbard has had the webbing replaced with a leather belt loop.  No retaining strap but knife fits very tight into sheath.  6 7/8” blade has been cleaned.  Light corrosion over most of the surface.  Blade has a very slight bend.

$95

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45.       Consignment ~ DF ~ Camillus Cutlery Snap Blade Parachute Knife.  Full blade appears unsharpened. Hook blade is as new.  Knife operates properly but it does not lock open solidly.  Strong spring. No cracks or breaks in scales.  NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.           $70         

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46.       Consignment ~ DF ~ WWII U.S.M.C. MKII Camillus N.Y. Blade Marked.  Full blade shows some sharpening and a few small pits. Blade retains about 60% of its black finish.  Brown handle is 100% solid. Guard & pommel are tight.  Original leather sheath in excellent condition.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4725.JPG                            $150

 

 

47.       Consignment ~ DF ~ Camillus TL-29.  I believe this to be a post WWII (Likely Korea or Vietnam) Era knife.  Similar to Cole’s III, Page 125. Plastic scales.  Brass liners. Full blade appears unsharpened.  Screwdriver blade unsharpened as well.  Bail is slightly bent.

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4731.JPG           

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4733.JPG                            $30

 

 

48.       Consignment ~DF~ 6/5 ~ Vietnam Era U.S. M-1917 Trench Gun Bayonet.  Gen-Cut Mfg.  Absolutely MINT condition with proper 1917 scabbard—also mint.  I have never seen a better one!

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4265.JPG     

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4273.JPG                 $210     

 

49.       Consignment ~ DF ~ 1/1 ~ WWII Era USAAF Pilot’s Knife by Camillus Cutlery.  Full Blade has a small nick on the cutting edge. Careful sharpening.  Solid handle, no cracks or dings.  Could be a replacement sheath.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4528.JPG                            $85

 

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50.       Consignment ~ DC ~ Very nice example of a Frank Richtig WWII Fighter.  7” blade is in near perfect condition, as is the guard, handle and pommel. Scabbard appears to me to be a period replacement, made of tooled harness leather.  A “V” for victory is also tooled on the front.  Snap strap is intact. This is a very nice example of a classic WWII knife.                        $2250

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51.       Consignment ~ DC ~ 11/27 ~ This is the exact knife that was illustrated in Cole’s III, First Edition.  Later Cole’s Book III printings replaced this knife with a picture of Mr. Cole and one of his knives.  This knife was provided to Mr. Cole by long time collector, and friend to Mt. Cole, Ernie Modlin.  (One of the good guys.)  Heavy 8 1/8” double edge blade.  Heavy steel guard has a leather backing.  Handle is leather washers, held on with a threaded nut.  Heavy harness leather scabbard.  Letter from Frank Trzaska included with the knife.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4495.JPG                            $200

              

52.       Consignment ~ DC ~ 10/30 ~ WWII USMC Raider Stiletto, Camillus Mfg.  This knife retains the factory needle tip on the full, unsharpened 7 ” blade. (I haven’t seen that very often over the years.)  The scroll USMC and the makers information are all there.  The blade has a lot of very tiny pitts on both sides.  They are very tiny and most look like spotting rather than pitts.  The handle and guard are in about 99% condition with only a very small amount of corrosion where the guard contacts the sheath.  I see zero ion leaching on the handle or  guard (unbelievable, but true!)  The original sheath is solid. Snap strap is missing the male snap.  3/8” cut at the throat.  Belt hanger is intact.  EUGENE MORRISON KNIGHT USMCR, WWII  DOG TAGS ARE ATTACHED.  Also, included are some personal newspaper clippings, patches, and other paper memorabilia belonging to Mr. Knight—Very cool to have…Nice to put a name with a knife.  No paperwork tying him directly to the Raiders.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4443.JPG                  $1000

 

 

53.      Consignment ~ DC ~ 10/23 ~ WWII Era Kennedy Arms  Fighting  Knife.  The  7 7/8” double edge blade retains about 98% of its original blue and appears unsharpened. Brass and leather guard.  Wood slab handles.  Excellent condition scabbard is marked 227S at the top.  This set is in excellent plus condition overall and a tough knife to find in this condition.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4435.JPG               $450

 

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54.       Consignment ~ DM ~ Western G-46 8”.  Blade is blued with mirror finish, but has some discoloration.  Appears to be original bluing.  Appears unsharpened.  One very tiny ding in the center of the blade.  Steel butt cap is also blued.  Handle is in excellent condition.  Unfortunately this knife has no sheath.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4397.JPG                  $175

 

55.       Consignment ~ DM ~ 10/23 ~ WWII USN Mark II UDT Plated Blade Dive Knife. Blade has some scratches and has been sharpened.  Blade is not marked. Blued guard is stamped but lightly.  Stamped out KA-BAR USN MK 2.  Pommel is blued, handle is in very good condition.  Comes with USN MKII plastic sheath. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4396.JPG                            $400

 

56.       Consignment ~ DM ~ 10/23 ~ USN Mark II.  Blade marked US Navy, RH PAL 37.  Full blade appears unsharpened, but has many spots of rust. This knife has been rehandled with stacked leather washers and red and grey spacers at each end.  Handle has nicely beveled edges.  Feels good in the hand. Guard and pommel are aluminum.  Pommel is somewhat interesting in design and is pinned on.  Comes with plastic USN MK II sheath.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4419.JPG                  $150

 

57.       Consignment ~ DM ~ Shop or Theater Made Fighting Knife.  Blade is Bowie style 7” long.  Made from ” stock at the hilt.  Blade is thinner and well made.  Guard and butt cap appear to be made of stainless steel or nickel. Guard is 2 ” and diamond shaped at both ends.  Handle is made of black and white spacers with middle sections may be made from black fiber material.  Butt cap is nicely made champagne cork shaped. Sheath is double stitched heavy but soft pliable leather and original to the knife.  Really nice knife. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3903.JPG                 $125

 

58.       Consignment ~ DM ~ Western G46-6 Shark blue blade, full blade, nice handle but the guard is loose.  Not a high grade knife.  Rough overall.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3470.JPG                      

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3471.JPG                       $98

 

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59.       NK ~ Consignment ~ USM-5 Bayonet made by MILPAR.  This bayonet is in near mint condition.  Interesting feature is that there are areas of the blade that took a plumb color (similar to some variations of SOG knives).  Blade appears unsharpened and finish on all metal is at 99%.  Proper scabbard is well used, but solid.                                                                         $75

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60.       Consignment ~NK~ 8/28 ~ Vietnam Era (1973) Round tip bolo—unissued. In the original box and wrapper.  It is not mine so I did not open it.  I’m sure that it is mint.  Canvas sheath.

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4342.JPG     

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4343.JPG                 $395

 

61.       Consignment ~NK~ 8.28 ~ 1918 Plumb Bolo with proper A-K-CO sheath. Blade retains 80% or better of the bluing, and has been carefully sharpened.  Grips appear to me to be replacements.

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4344.JPG     

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4349.JPG                 $195

 

  

62.       Consignment ~NK~ 6/12 ~ WWII MK-II, KA-BAR Mfg.  Parkerized blade is full and shows only careful sharpening.  Handle is near mint. Proper U.S.N. plastic scabbard has a small crack on the right side, near the tip.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4309.JPG                 $245             

  

 

63.        Consignment ~NK~ 5/29 ~ USM-3 Imperial.  Blade marked.  Blade is full 6 ” and appears unsharpened.  Retaining about 99% of the parkerized finish with scabbard (M-8 A-1) wear only.  Leather handle is a little loose, but is solid with no cracked or missing washers. 

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4223.JPG                    $295

  

64.        Consignment ~NK~ 5/22 ~ Vietnam Era Buffalo Bill Knife.  Absolutely Mint.  Customary plated blade is in perfect condition. 9 ” blade.  Nickel silver choil, and native wood handle is tight and in perfect condition.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4166.JPG                    $595

          

 

 

65.       Consignment ~NK~ 5/22 ~ Vietnam Era “MARINE RECON” Knife.  Rounded pommel version.  Blade retains 100% of original finish.  Marked KIFFE JAPAN.  Minty handle and scabbard.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4187.JPG                

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4188.JPG                    $695

                      

 

66.       Consignment ~NK~ 4/10 ~ Randall Model 1 Early 60’s. Rare brown button roughback Johnson sheath, with two tone gray stone. 6” carbon blade.  MINT condition. 

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4066.JPG     

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4072.JPG                   $790          

 

 

67.       Consignment ~NK~ 4/10 ~ Early Vietnam Era Randall Crutch tip #18 with Large Rivet Scabbard.  Blade measures 5 ”.  Two tone stone. Knife and scabbard are both in MINT condition.

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4076.JPG

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/4077.JPG                  $1695

 

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68.        Consignment ~ GS~ U.S. M3 Imperial, Blade Marked.  Tight guard.  Excellent handle, tight pommel.  Finish has been removed from blade, then polished.  Blade is 6 ”, with no rust or pitting.  Viner Bro. M-6 scabbard is very nice with 1 rivet missing at the throat.  Snap strap works fine.  Original leg tie down in place.

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3233.JPG     

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3238.JPG

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3239.JPG                       $710

 

69.       Consignment ~ GS~ WWII 3rd Pattern F/S.  Guard marked “ENGLAND.”  Pommel area marked with “1”.  6 ” blade has some sharpening and some light pitting, about 70% blue.  Replaced scabbard.

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3252.JPG     

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3254.JPG           

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3255.JPG                       $185

 

70.       Consignment  ~ GS~ WWII theater US M-3 Case , Guard marked ,   Full blade, guard and birdshead pommel are polished bright.  Smooth leather handle.  Unmarked M-6 style  scabbard.  All near mint.

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3145.JPG     

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3147.JPG           

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3149.JPG               

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/3150.JPG                       $309

 

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71.       Consignment ~ JH~ Vietnam Era Extremely Rare “Shining Brass” Buffalo Bill Presentation Knife.  Engraved blade reads, “SSG KENNETH GARDENER,  FOB #2,  1966-1967”.   As you know, “Shining Brass” was the project designation for clandestine incursions into Laos by SOG.  (Silvey, Vietnam, Pgs. 46, 47, 49.  9 ” blade is polished on the engraved side.  Plated on both sides.  Excellent plus condition.  Spots on the blade are not rust or pitting, just spots. 

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2693.JPG   

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2695.JPG          

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http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2697.JPG              

http://www.militaryknives.bizland.com/2698.JPG                       $1400

       

                                      

                      

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The following items are being sold by John Gibson  jrg@woh.rr.com

"Note: I Am Always Interested In Buying Your Collection"

SOME CUSTOM KNIVES THIS WEEK

1.  SOLD--------------------------------Terry Kardin Kerabit---Mint-----Terry Kardin makes knives for the Indonesian Special Forces and their Survival School. The damascus blade is 3 1/2" long. The handles appear to be polished stag. It comes with the original leather sheath.-----Mint----$ 125.00
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2.  SOLD----------------------------------------------Barry Dawson Stiletto----The double edge blade is 4 1/4" long with sharpening marks. It is marked "Dawson" on one side and "126" on the other. It has a brass guard and butt cap. The handle is laminated wood.----$ 75.00
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3.  Barry Dawson Knife-----The blade is 2 3/4" long with some sharpening. It is marked "Dawson" on one side and "45" on the other. It is a full tang knife with laminated wood handles. It comes with the original leather scabbard.----$ 75.00
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4.  Bark River Trail Buddy Knife----Mint in the box----The blade is 4 1/8" long and 3/16" thick and marked "1st Production Run" on one side and the Bark River logo on the other. It is a full tang knife with desert ironwood burl handles. It comes with the original sheath, packing material and box.----Mint----$ 150.00
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5.  Charlton LTD Knife----The damascus blade is 5 1/8" long with maybe a touch of sharpening. It is marked "Charlton LTD" at the ricasso and "Capstick African" on the blade. It is a full tang knife with wood handles. It comes with a pocket style leather sheath.----$ 85.00
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6.  Jeff White Knife----Unused----The blade is 4 1/4" long with the makers mark on one side. I think the wood handles are cherry.------$ 25.00
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7.  SOLD---------------------------------------------Daniel Koster Knife---"Muck"-----Mint----The sturdy parkerized blade is 6" long and unused. It is marked with a "K" in a circle on one side. It has thumb notches. It is a full tang knife with laminated micarta handles. It comes with the original leather scabbard.------Mint-----$ 150.00
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8.  SOLD---------------------------------------------Lot of 2 Kukri Style Knives---Exc----Both knives were bought at a market in Northern Malaysia. Both have blades in the 8" range and both have makers marks.Both are unused. -----$ 50.00 for both.
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9.  H.G. Long----Aprox early 1900's----The blade is 3" long and marked "Boy Scouts" and "H.G. Long & Co. / Sheffield". The blade appears full with light use and has good action. There is a chip out of the one grip at the hinge pin for the marlin spike.  Steel liners. -------$ 185.00
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10.  Lot of 2---Kutmaster Rope Knife & WWII British Wragg Clasp Knife----The Kutmaster has a 3 1/2" blade that is marked "Kutmaster / Utica,NY / Made in USA". The blade has use and sharpening.  The wood handles have some dings and it is missing the bail. The British knife has a 2 1/2" main blade with the Wragg maker mark. The can opener blade is marked with a Broad Arrow and 1941. The British knife is quite rough. Ref: Flook pg 141-----$ 25.00 for both.
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11.  British E.Blyde 1950 Clasp Knife with Marlin Spike----The main blade is 2 1/2" long with some pin head pitting. The can opener blade has the ^ 1950 E.Blyde maker mark. The grips have no damage. Ref: Flook pg 140---$ 20.00
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12.  WWII Theater Knuckle Knife Pictured In Book-----Pictured on page 56 of Bill Wright's Book of Theater Knives-----The double edge bayonet blade is 9" long with use and sharpening. The aluminum handle appears Australian made and is cast to the blade. It comes with a Model 1917 Scabbard that has been modified and shortened to accept the knife.-----$ 525.00
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13.  WWII Kabar USMC-----The full blade is 7" long with some rough style sharpening marks. It is marked "USMC" on one side and "KA-BAR" on the other. The leather handle is clean and solid. It comes with the original scabbard that is in very nice condition and complete. The snap works fine. Ref: Cole III pg 94-------$ 125.00
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14.  WWII Kennedy Fighting Knife----The double edge blade is 7 1/2" long with use and sharpening. It has a leather and brass guard with the Kennedy logo faintly marked on each end of the leather guard. The wood handles are held with poured lead rivets. One wood handle is cracked but it is still solid. Both grips are marked "Kennedy / Arms / St. Paul". It comes with an excellent sewn and riveted sheath that is complete. Ref: Cole IV pg 167-----Scarce Fighter-----$ 350.00
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15.  WWII Kabar USMC-----The blade is 6 7/8" long and marked "USMC" on one side and "KA-BAR" on the other. It has some old pin head pitting and has been cold blued. The handle is a horn of some sort---actually a nice job. It comes with the original scabbard that is complete. Ref: Cole III pg 94 -------$ 75.00
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16.  Mission Knives Non-Magnetic Counter Terrorism Knife---Mint----Non-magnetic tanto bladed Model CT-3.  Overall length is 7 1/2" and comes with the original scabbard. Ref: Brett--The Military Knife & Bayonet pg 383-----Mint and Original-----$ 215.00
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17.  WWI--WWII Cut Down Bayonet Fighting Knife-----The blade is 9 3/4" long with some light sharpening. The guard and handle are original. It comes with a scabbard that was altered to fit the bayonet. The throat was also changed to accept the blade.-----------$ 65.00
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18.  WWII Australian Fighting Knife-----The blade is 5 3/4" long with use and sharpening. The aluminum handle is the see-thru version. It comes with a nice leather scabbard. Ref: Cole IV pg 40-----$ 250.00
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19.  Vietnam Special Forces Round Tip Bolo----Mint In The Box---The black blade is 11" long and mint. Wood handles with original leather thong. Original scabbard is mint. Cardboard scabbard sleeve and box. Box is a little tattered. Ref: Silvey Vietnam pg 41 and Cole III pg 168---Mint---$ 415.00
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20.  WWII Western L77----Nice----The full blade is 6 7/8" long. It has some careful sharpening and some scratches at the tip. It retains aprox 50% original blue finish. It has the Western mark at the ricasso. The leather handle is clean and solid. It comes with the original Western double stitch scabbard that is complete. It has some art work by the owner. Ref: Cole III pg 61 #5------$ 225.00
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21.  WWII Theater Knuckle Knife----Identified-----The nice heavy blade is 8 1/2" long with light use. The brass 1918 style knuckle handle has no damage. The butt end has a piece of lead to help with the balance. It comes with the original scabbard that is named to a Thomas McNamara.  Neat Piece-----$ 515.00
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22.  East German General Officer Dress Dagger----Mint in the box-----The dagger and hangers are mint but the original box is a little tattered. Cold War Era-----$ 175.00
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23.  Logan-Smyth MC-1 Survival Knife----Mint In The Wrap---The knife is sealed in the wrap---you get to open it.  You might want to save the first two pictures for your records.  Ref: Cole IV pg 51-------Only 3 left----------$ 135.00 each.
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24.  WWII Bulgarian Royal Officer Pilot Dagger----The double edge blade is 6 1/4" long with some minor dark spots.  The guard is a propeller with a piston engine in the middle.  The sheath is for a German knife but was with the knife when I got it.---Unusual-----$ 115.00
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------FOUR LOTS THAT WERE PART OF A COLLECTION THAT I RECENTLY GOT---Really don't know much about this stuff.

25.  Lot of 2 Kukri's---Both are complete with the 2 smaller knives.---I do not know their age-----$ 50.00 for both.
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26.  SOLD-----------------------------------Lot of 3 Knives----Could use some cleaning---I do not know their age-----$ 50.00 for all.
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27.  SOLD----------------------------------Lot of 3 Knives---Top knife is unusual with bone at each end of the scabbard and an unusual handle. The middle knife is marked Toledo. -------$ 65.00
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28.  Lot of 5 Knives---The little samurai is marked Japan. The small Kukri is unmarked. The 3rd knife down appears to have stag handles and a brass butt cap. The deer foot knife is marked Rostfrei / Solingen. The little stag handle is unmarked---$ 65.00
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29. SOLD--------------------------------------------WWII Case M4 With M3 Case Dated Blade----Mint-----The blade is 6 3/4" long and unused. It is marked "U.S.M3 Case 1943". The guard is marked "U.S.M4 / Case". The leather handle is unused. It comes with a minty early M8 scabbard. I believe this is a very early M4-----Mint-----$ 750.00
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Miscellaneous Knife Related Items                       jrg@woh.rr.com

 

80. A NEW BOOK--"US and Allied Military Knives, M3’s and M4’s”, a new book on M3’s and M4’s is now available.
 There are almost 200 pages, with 140 full page, color photos.  This book includes all the known M3 trench knife, M6 sheath and M4 knife-bayonet variations.  It also includes descriptions of the knives and sheaths. 
 Written by Bill Walters with input from Vince Coniglio, this is the most comprehensive book to date on M3’s and M4’s.
 This book was proudly printed in the USA.
 The cost of the book is $116, including Priority Mail shipping for one book.  For those of you wanting more than one copy or residing outside the US, please contact Bill to get a shipping estimate.
 To order please contact Bill at:  billwalters1948@gmail.com  If paying with your credit card, please make payment to Paypal.  Make Paypal payments to billwalters1948@gmail.com.

 


  FAKE F/S--The following information is being presented in the hope that other collectors will not get burnt:
Fake 2nd Pattern F/S--Made to be a Free French  Variation--The 6 7/8" blade is blackened, under the black is what appears to be a copper plating or coating. The guard has a small Broad Arrow on the top side. The blackened knurled grip has a large Cross  imbedded in the knurling. The Cross is aprox 1/2" tall and 3/8" wide.  After talking with a couple friends, John Fischer and Tom Parker and re-reading a section of Ron Flook's book, I have come to the conclusion that this thing is bogus.
This additional information came from fellow collector Kerry Gordon.  (thanks Kerry)
I just thought that you might like to know that you weren't the only one ever caught with one of these - not only do I have the French version but I also have one with the Belgian Rampant Lion stamped into the hilt.

The real give away with these is that the blade tang doesn't run all the way through the pommel nut, there's about two threads empty at the end of the nut.  The other thing is that the brass pommel nuts are painted with gloss black paint rather than blackened.

Someone spent a lot of time and effort on these, the blades are tinned under the blackening and the hilts are blackened brass that is reasonable well checkered.

 

For information or questions contact:

JOHN R. GIBSON
PO BOX 311

Germantown, OH 45327
e-mail:  jrg@woh.rr.com
To order or inquire about a knife, please send me an email.
Voice Mail: (937)-307-2815
 

GARY RULEFORD
17012 S. Peoria Ave.
Bixby, OK 74008
e-mail: zruleford@aol.com
phone: (918)814-5519

 


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Links

Ron Flook
Military & Antique Knives
http://www.militaryandantiqueknives.co.uk/

John Sabol's Gerber Mark II Site
www.militarycarryknives.com


U.S. Military Knives
www.usmilitaryknives.com

The Dog Tag
www.thedogtag.com

1898 Colts
www.1898colts.com

Vietnam War Militaria
www.vietnamwarmilitaria.com

Elite Military Knives
www.elitemilitaryknives.com

M9 Bayonet-Survival Knife
www.m9m4.com

Military Fighting Knives
From the Collection of John Gibson